The Chair of Applied Microeconomics (Prof. Stefan Buehler) at the University of St.Gallen is inviting applications for a
PhD Position in Economics
Starting date: September 1, 2018, or upon agreement.
The chair is affiliated with the Institute of Economics (www.fgn.unisg.ch).The focus of our research is on industrial organization, game theory, antitrust law and economics, regulation, and public policy. We offer a stimulating research environment, exchange with young and international faculty, modern infrastructure, and a friendly atmosphere. The salary is commensurate with university regulations and internationally competitive.
The successful candidate has acquired (or is about to complete) a Master's degree in Economics or a related field with excellent grades. A demonstrated interest in at least one of our main fields of research is required. Fluency in English is essential and a good command of German is desirable.
The successful candidate is expected to enroll in the PhD Program in Economics and Finance (www.pef.unisg.ch) at the University of St. Gallen and may participate in the Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students at the Study Center Gerzensee (www.szgerzensee.ch/courses/doctoral/swiss-program). While devoting most of the time to writing a PhD thesis, he/she also contributes to the research and teaching activities of the chair. Please contact Prof. Stefan Buehler (email@example.com) for further information.
Applications should be submitted online no later than May 31, 2018. Please include a cover letter, CV, academic records, GRE scores (if available), and, if possible, the Master's thesis. Please ask academic referees to send their reference letters directly to Dr. Mirela Keuschnigg (firstname.lastname@example.org). Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview.
Varnbüelstrasse 19, 9000 St. Gallen
Sankt Gallen , Switzerland